Sunday, May 2, 2010

Microfiction Monday #29

Susan at Stoneyriver:a writing life host a weekly writing prompt
Write using only 140 characters.


This week's photo prompt:
"How did you get the cool tights?...  I got issued these nerdy socks."
 "Easy, I did it the Chicago way. I paid the alderman."


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25 comments:

  1. Nice Suz, I guess Money Talks. I hate to think what he had to owe the Alderman though.

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  2. Nice story Suz and nice reference to the Chicago way. I grew up knowing how gov officials in Chicago saved for their futures!

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  3. Yep, sounds right to me, money does talk even when it comes to tights! Great take on the pic, Suz! Have a great week!

    Sylvia

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  4. Love it, love it,love it. Have a great week.

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  5. He-he. Funny! Forrest has told me about the Chicago Way.

    Have a nice Monday and rest of the week.

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  6. Very clevah take! Looks like PARIS (<--"Click") knows an alderman, too. LOL!

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  7. His socks aren't nerdy, they are the ones worn for varicose veins!

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  8. Clever and funny!

    I joined in for the first time this week.

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  9. Ouch! If it only wasn't so sadly close to truth!

    Makes me doubt any politicians coming out of Illinois...

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  10. He might have asked the alderman about the cane, while he was at it.

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  11. Fashion and politics. Sounds like a dangerous combination. :)

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  12. Where's that alderman? I need some tights, too.

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  13. Love the Chicago way!
    Way chic!
    Mine is here
    Happy Monday!
    hugs
    shakira

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  14. excellent!

    mine is up.
    10Q!
    Happy Monday!

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  15. Haha! Love the "Chicago way" reference...so true, so true.

    Very clever caption!

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  16. Whoa, political commentary in two short lines, and under a prompt -- I LOVE IT!!

    Those tights ARE cool; I want a pair.

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  17. great! this packs a punch, ans with the humour, too!

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  18. I saw a man once with tattoos like that once. It did make me think of ancient Roman leggings.

    thanks for your comment.

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  19. hi suz! i've only been to the chicago airport...after reading your post i do have second thoughts on ever living there ;) this was a fun read, a lot for you to say in only 140 characters!

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  20. Excellent take on the high cost of fashion and politics.

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  21. Very funny! My dad has told me stories about the Chicago way. Thanks for the chuckle.

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  22. They DO look like socks! Probably those ugly white ones that never stay white. Fun!

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    Meme participation award
    Happy Sunday!

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